Archive for May, 2011
A cold snap in Greenland in the 12th century may help explain why Viking settlers vanished from the island, scientists said on Monday.
Texas state senators pulled the bill from consideration after support for it collapsed in the wake of the TSA’s thinly-veiled threat of economic terrorism
A landmark new study out of Canada exposes yet another lie propagated by the biotechnology industry, this time blowing a hole in the false claim that a certain genetic pesticide used in the cultivation of genetically-modified (GM) crops does not end up in the human body upon consumption.
Health ministers from around the world agreed Tuesday to put off setting a deadline to destroy the last known stockpiles of the smallpox virus for three more years
A police officer is to be charged with manslaughter over the death of newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson during the 2009 G20 protests.
Supreme Court determines chief constables refusing to delete DNA of innocent people are acting unlawfully
Finally, three years after the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) came to the conclusion that holding the DNA of innocent people is unlawful, the Supreme Court have reached a similar verdict.
A temple of Ancient Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone has been discovered by a team of Bulgarian archaeologists near the town of Sozopol on the Black Sea.
Notable objects have been discovered such as two spindles, one of which is decorated and the other inscribed with runes, which is rare in Iceland.
Work has started to excavate three Bronze Age burial mounds on Golden Cap in Dorset.
Privacy is the single most effective means of preserving freedom against an encroaching state.
Forget copyright infringement, You Tube is now complying with removal orders from governments to stop populist rage going viral.
The remote valley of Mesohori in northeastern Greece seems an unusual choice for a stand against genetically modified crop conglomerates who are knocking on Europe’s door.